Valdora, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Valdora is located in Queensland
Coordinates26°32′55″S 153°00′04″E / 26.5486°S 153.0011°E / -26.5486; 153.0011Coordinates: 26°32′55″S 153°00′04″E / 26.5486°S 153.0011°E / -26.5486; 153.0011
Population532 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density52.67/km2 (136.4/sq mi)
Area10.1 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location116 km (72 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Ninderry
Federal division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Valdora:
North Arm Yandina Creek Yandina Creek
Ninderry Valdora Yandina Creek
Maroochy River Maroochy River Maroochy River

Valdora is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Valdora had a population of 532 people.[1]


Golden Valley State School opened on 27 August 1918. On 1 July 1940, it was renamed Valdora State School. In 1949, the school building was moved to a new location and re-opened on 1 February 1949 as Yandina Creek State School. It closed on 7 August 1964.[3] Valdora State School was at Valdora Road (26°32′50″S 153°00′18″E / 26.5472°S 153.0049°E / -26.5472; 153.0049 (Valdora State School (former))).[4][5]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Valdora (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Valdora – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 50288)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ "Queensland Two Mile series sheet 2m76" (Map). Queensland Government. 1943. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  5. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 17 October 2021.